Conference: The Power of Words: Library Knowledge Systems and their Impact on Access

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 9:30am to 3:00pm
Various Locations on Campus See map
Promoted by RITM
This program will examine the descriptive conventions and access policies of libraries and archives versus the memory work and collective history traditions of marginalized communities. Speakers will discuss identity creation, engagement with communities outside the academic realm, and issues surrounding power, authority, context, and knowledge systems.
 
9:30- 10:00am Morning Refreshments
SML Memorabilia Room 
 
10:00-11:30am - Morning Keynotes and Q&A
 SML Lecture Hall
  • Amber Billey, Systems & Metadata Librarian, Bard College
  • Emily Drabinski, Coordinator of Library Instruction, Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus
  • Kate Eichhorn, Associate Professor of Culture and Media, The New School
Moderated by Bill Landis, Head of Public Services, Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University
 
2:00-3:00pm - Afternoon Breakout Sessions  
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street,Room 13
  • Emily Drabinski, Coordinator of Library Instruction, Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus
  • Kate Eichhorn, Associate Professor of Culture and Media, The New School
This break-out session is sponsored by  the Department of Area Studies and Humanities Research Support and  Yale Archival Reading Group
 
344 Winchester Ave, Room B149, 
  • Amber Billey, Systems & Metadata Librarian, Bard College
This break-out session is sponsored by YUL Technical Services
 
The conference is presented by the Beinecke Speaker Series